The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

04/04/1939 (US) DramaHistory 1h 38m

Darryl F. Zanuck's Entertainment gem will take its place in the Hall of Fame !


Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him.

  1. Irving Cummings


  2. Lamar Trotti


  3. Ray Harris


Top Billed Cast

  1. Don Ameche

    Don Ameche

    Alexander Graham Bell

  2. Loretta Young

    Loretta Young

    Mrs. Mabel Hubbard Bell

  3. Henry Fonda

    Henry Fonda

    Thomas Watson

  4. Charles Coburn

    Charles Coburn

    Gardner Hubbard

  5. Gene Lockhart

    Gene Lockhart

    Thomas Sanders

  6. Spring Byington

    Spring Byington

    Mrs. Hubbard

  7. Sally Blane

    Sally Blane

    Gertrude Hubbard

  8. Polly Ann Young

    Polly Ann Young

    Grace Hubbard

  9. Georgiana Young

    Georgiana Young

    Berta Hubbard

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The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

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Original Language English

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